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Cn salad cause gas bloating and loose stools? Or norovirus, so had noro 2 days ago, no contact except hug? Also have chronic constipation.

Cn salad cause gas bloating and loose stools? Or norovirus, so had noro 2 days ago, no contact except hug? Also have chronic constipation.

Yes: Cruciferous vegetables e.G cauliflower, broccoli etc, as well as beans are a common cause of bloating ; gas. Norovirus usually results in fever, chills, intense nausea ; vomiting with profuse watery diarrhea. ...Read more

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Stomach Flu (Definition)

Viral gastroenteritis is a viral infection of the GI tract. It can be picked up from contact with surfaces and foods that are carrying the virus. Symptoms include upset stomach, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal cramps. Sometimes ...Read more


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Cn salad cause gas bloating and loose stools? Or norovirus, so had noro 2 days ago, no contact except hug? Also have chronic constipation.

Yes: Cruciferous vegetables e.G cauliflower, broccoli etc, as well as beans are a common cause of bloating ; gas. Norovirus usually results in fever, chills, intense nausea ; vomiting with profuse watery diarrhea. ...Read more

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Diagnosing Blood in Stool (Checklist)

Get a heme test of stool
daily
Make dietary changes
3x day
Take a stool softener
3x day
See your doctor
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Could you get Norovirus by smelling an infected persons stool?

Could you get Norovirus by smelling an infected persons stool?

Possibly yes: Norovirus is one of the most easily transmitted of all viruses. You can catch it just by being in the same room when an infected person vomits. Simply smelling feces probably wouldn't do it -- but it's so easily transmitted that it might be possible. (The ease of transmission, and very small exposure required, is thy norovirus outbreaks are so hard to prevent or control on cruise ships. ...Read more

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Are floating stools a symptom of a gastrointestinal bug such as Norovirus?

Are floating stools a symptom of a gastrointestinal bug such as Norovirus?

Not necessarily: Gas in formed stools can cause them to float under normal conditions. Fat malabsorbtion can also cause this. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Incontact with norovirus 2 days ago. Today cramps, gas, and floating stools, burning while having a bowel movement. What could this be? Worried.

Incontact with norovirus 2 days ago. Today cramps, gas, and floating stools, burning while having a bowel movement. What could this be? Worried.

Gastroenteritis: You may very well have a viral gastroenteritis due to norovirus. Keep hydrated and take antidiarrheals. Such infections are self limited and will resolve on their own. ...Read more

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Does having a stomach virus change the colour of your stool?

Does having a stomach virus change the colour of your stool?

It can: It is not uncommon for stool to be green with decreased transit time through the intestines. However, it may be other colors as well. ...Read more

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Could stool be yellow after a stomach virus?

Could stool be yellow after a stomach virus?

Yes: It may take several days for stools to return to normal after digestive upset. If they're not bloody or black and tarry don't worry much. ...Read more

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If you have a stomach virus will it make your stool dark green or black?

Stool: Dark green can be due to rapid transit of feces through GI tract. If stool is black, tarry & malodorous that could represent a GI bleed & would warrant prompt medical evaluation. ...Read more

Feces (Definition)

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